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GetSelectedObject6 Method (ISelectionMgr)

Gets the selected object.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetSelectedObject6( _
   ByVal Index As System.Integer, _
   ByVal Mark As System.Integer _
) As System.Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As ISelectionMgr
Dim Index As System.Integer
Dim Mark As System.Integer
Dim value As System.Object
value = instance.GetSelectedObject6(Index, Mark)
System.object GetSelectedObject6( 
   System.int Index,
   System.int Mark
System.Object^ GetSelectedObject6( 
&   System.int Index,
&   System.int Mark


Index position within the current list of selected items, where Index ranges from 1 to ISelectionMgr::GetSelectedObjectCount2 (see Remarks)
  • -1 = All selections regardless of marks
  • 0 = only the selections without marks

Any other value = Value that was used to mark and select an object

Return Value

Selected object as defined in swSelectType_e; Nothing or null might be returned if the type is not supported or if nothing is selected




Then this method returns...

Reference surfaces are selected

Reference surface faces instead of the entire reference surface feature.

  • Top-level item is selected in the DimXpertManager tab
  • Non-top-level items are selected in the DimXpertManager tab
  • Dimensions are selected

ISelectionMgr object obtained from a drawing document

Selected IDrawingComponent object.

ISelectionMgr object obtained from a part or assembly document

IComponent2 object.

You specify -1 for the Index argument

The Mark argument is ignored and the dynamically highlighted entity is selected if dynamic highlighting is turned on. See also IAssemblyDoc event DynamicHighlightNotify, IDrawingDoc event DynamicHighlightNotify, and IPartDoc event DynamicHighlightNotify.



See Also


SOLIDWORKS 2006 FCS, Revision Number 14.0

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